PURGE_LOG Running Forever And Appear To Hang

(Doc ID 2359652.1)

Last updated on FEBRUARY 12, 2018

Applies to:

Oracle Database - Enterprise Edition - Version 11.2.0.4 and later
Information in this document applies to any platform.

Symptoms

On : 11.2.0.4 version, RDBMS


PURGE_LOG scheduler job running for ever. This is blocking other scheduler job sessions which causing jobs are not running as per interval.
Job history reduced from 30 days to 2 days but still no improvement.

SQL being executed to delete the log:

  

Cause

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